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Lineages of the Minnick and Summers Families

       George Bartholomew Minnick, born about 1742, died 1816, son of Thomas Munich and wife Rosina; married about 1764, Mary Magdalene Summer, born about 1748, died about 1805, daughter of Hans Adam Summer and wife, Anna Maria Yost.
 
JOHN ADAM SUMMER SR. (HANS ADAM), WAS BORN about 1716, DIED 1796 IN NEWBERRY COUNTY, SOUTH CAROLINA. HE WAS A NATIVE OF ODENWALD, THE OBERLAND DISTRICT OF GERMANY. IN 1743 PRIOR TO SAILING FOR AMERICA, HE WAS MARRIED IN ROTTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS, TO ANNA MARIA JOSTEN (PRONOUNCED YOSTEN). THEY ARRIVED IN PHILADELPHIA, PENNSLYVANIA, ON OCTOBER 7TH, 1743, ON CAPTAIN RUSSEL'S SHIP, THE SAINT ANDREW, WITH CAPTAIN ROBERT BROWN AS MASTER. (LISTED IN SRASSBURGER AND HINKE'S PENNSYLVANIA GERMAN PIONEERS) HE WAS AGE 27 AND AN INDENTURED SERVANT, FOR SEVEN YEARS BEFORE MOVING WITH HIS FAMILY TO THE DUTCH FORK AREA OF SOUTH CAROLINA. (NORTH OF COLUMBIA, IN NOW NEWBERRY COUNTY, SOUTH CAROLINA).
ANNA MARIA JOSTEN SUMMER WAS BORN CA. 1725 AND DIED AFTER 1790. THEY ARE BOTH BURIED IN THE FAMILY CEMETERY ON THEIR ORIGINAL HOME SITE. FIELD STONES MARK THEIR GRAVES.

 I. John Adam Minick, Sr., born about 1767, died before 1820, married 1) Mahala Long, born about 1774, died about 1792, married 2) Anna Maria ___, died before 1820. For further information see "A History of the Minick Family of the Dutch Fork of Lexington SC by Joseph Earl Steadman (1976).

A. John Adam Minick, Jr., about 1789, died after 1844, married about 1808 1) Catherine Werts, born about 1792, died about 1812, daughter of John Werts and Ann Catherine Hair; married 2) about 1817 Mahala Able, born 6 September 1800, died after 1870. In 1830 he was a neighbor of Michael Barr who lived near Leesville and a member of his family is buried in the Barr Burial Ground. He moved to Mount Willing in Edgefield District, where his widow was living until after 1870.

B. George Minnick, born about 1794, died after 1840. He settled first in Edgefield County then, prior to 1830, moved to Coweta County, GA.

C. Mary Ann Minick, born 8 February 1798, died 3 November 1871, married 1) Michael Barr, married 2) ___ Metts.

D. William Minnick, born about 1800, died young.

E. Adam Minick, born 1802, died 1867, married Jane Smith.

F. Mary Magdalena (Polly) Minick, born 12 March 1805, died 12 September 1861, married Henry Conrad Herlong.

G. Susan Catherine Minick, born 1810, died 1881 married Green Barry Mitchell, died 1841.

 

II. Ann Mary Minick, born about 1769, died after 1845, married Gosper Monts, died before 1817

A. Mary Elizabeth Monts, born about 1788, died 1845.

B. Mary Magdalena (Polly) Monts, born about 1790, married Henry Smith. They moved to Lexington District.

C. Mary Caroline Catherine Monts, born about 1792, died about 1872, married Adam Shealy, Jr., son of Adam Shealy, Sr. and Anna Mary Swittenburg.

D. John Monts, born 11 December 1793, died December 1878, married 26 December 1815, 1) Mary Feagle, daughter of Lawrence Feagle and Rachel Quattlebaum, and married 2) Mary Magdaline (Polly) Kinard, daughter of Michael Kinard, Sr. and Catherine Swittenberg.

E. George Gosper Monts, born about 1794, died after 1860, married Christiana Shaffer, born about 1794, daughter of John Frederick Shaffer, Sr.   On 1830 Pike County, AL census, after lived in Brush Creek section of Perry County, AL.

F. Adam Monts, born 20 August 1798, died 2 December 1893, married 22 February 1820, Mary Elizabeth Sease, born 18 June 1801, died 4 March 1889, daughter of John Mark Sease and Nancy Shirer. Moved to MS.  They are buried at New Chapel cemetery, Itawamba County, MS

G. William Monts, born about 1803, died 12 December 1888, married Mary A. Shealy, born 1808, died 13 September 1882, daughter of David Shealy and Mary E. Werts. They are buried in the Monts family cemetery.

 

III. Mary Catherine Minick, born about 1771, died 1838, married 1) Jacob Bartholomew Long, died 13 September1800, son of John Jacob and Elizabeth Hair Long; married 2) 7 June 1808, Phillip Gruber, born about 1756, son of John Philip Grober. (Newberry Estate 65-1679, Mary Catherine Minick Long Gruber); (Newberry County Administrator Bond Book (1800-1805); S. Lee: "Newberry County, SC, Equity Records 1818-1844", page 114, 213 and 231).

Children by Jacob Bartholomew Long:

A. John Jacob Long, born 23 September 1796, married Mary Hope, born 1801-1802, daughter of Christian Hope and Christina Fellers.

B. George Bartholomew Long, born 17 March 1798, married Mary Elizabeth Leitze, daughter of George Leitze, Sr. and Mary Elizabeth Minnick.

C. John Thomas Long, born 9 November 1799, died May 1884, married Elizabeth Hartman, born about 1816, died 19 November 1896. Buried Long Cemetery #2.

Child by Phillip Gruber:

D. Mary Magdalena Gruber, 15 November 1805, died 24 February 1885, married Johann Adam Smith, Sr., born 25 December 1804, died 5 March 1885, Lexington County, son of Henry Smith and Mary Magdalene Monts. Buried Bethlehem (Black Creek) Lutheran Church Cemetery.

 

IV. Mary Elizabeth Minick, born about 1771, died after 1835, married 1) George Leitze, Sr., died October 1816, son of Jacob Leitzey and Mary Ann Shealy; married 2) Andrew Caughman, born about 1763, died after 1835, son of Jurg Martin Caughman.

A. George Leitzey, Jr., died October 1828, married Eve Margaret Shealy, daughter of Matthias

Shealy and wife Margaret.  Lived in Edgefield District, SC.

B. Eve Margaret Leitzey, married David Shealy, son of  Martin Shealy and Maria Christina Quattlebaum Barre.

C. Mary (Millie) Leitzey, born about 1800, died after 1860, married (as second wife) Benjamin Hughes, born 1759, died 1850.  They moved to Coweta County, GA.  After death of Benjamin Hughes, Mary moved to AL.

D. Mary Elizabeth Leitze, born about 1802, married George Bartholomew (Bartley) Long, son of Bartholomew Long and Mary Catherine Minick.

E. Mary Magdalene (Polly) Leitze, born 10 August 1810, died 25 November 1865, married Shadrack Vansant, born 5 September 1799, died 3 January 1883.  Moved to Coweta County, GA.  They are buried at Mt. Pilgrim Lutheran Church cemetery, Haralson, GA.

F. Jacob Leitze, born 1810/15.

G. John Leitze, born about 1815.

 

V. Mary Margaret Minick, born about 1774, married George Aull, son of Philip Aull and Anna Margaretha Amick. George Aull died prior to 1838. In that year, Mary Magdalene Aull, widow, gave to daughter, Mary and husband, Andrew Kunkle, her real and property estate except one cow and calf which was to be given to daughter, Catherine Aull (Lexington Deeds P-129).

A. William All, born 22 June 1799, died 17 December 1880, married Roseanna Kunkle, born 2 March 1804, died 3 January 1887, daughter of Henry Kunkle, Sr. and Catherine Aull. Moved to GA  and both buried in the Old Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Henry County, GA.

B. Mary Magdalene Aull, born 9 August 1806, died 4 October 1889, married 1) John Lindler, born about 1800, died after 1830, son of Jacob Lindler, Jr. and Sara Eargle; married 2) David Lindler, born 6 December 1804, died 29 November 1883, son of Jacob Lindler, Jr. and Catherine Eargle. Buried Lindler Cemetery #1.

C. Mary Aull, born 1812, died 6 March 1882, married Andrew Kunkle, born 1810, died 22 July 1878, son of Henry Kunkle and Catherine Aull. Andrew and Mary Kunkle moved to GA and Both Old Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Henry County, GA.

D. Catherine Aull.

 

VI. Mary Magdalena Minick, born about 1776, died 3 April 1853, married Thomas Long, son of John Jacob Long and Elizabeth Hair. They are believed to be buried in Long Cemetery #3 near Prosperity.

A. John Long, born 11 October 1794, died 24 October 1884, married Elizabeth Paysinger, born 11 October 1800, died 2 July 1884, daughter of Frederick Paysinger and Mary Elizabeth Mock. Buried Macedonia Lutheran Church Cemetery.

B. Bartholomew (Bartley) Long, born about 1794, married Margaret Dominick, daughter of John Dominick. Moved before 1860 to Neshoba County, MS.

C. John Michael Long, died 1836, married Elizabeth ___, born about 1812, died 23 April 1874.

D. Jacob Adam Long, born 4 June 1798, died 27 October 1852, married Mary Ann ___.

E. David Long, born 13 May 1801, died 27 April 1882, married Mary M. (Peggy) Fulmer, born 8 June 1803, died 11 November 1863, daughter of Adam Fulmer and Catharine Rister.

F. George Henry Long, born 18 March 1802, died 3 June 1884, married Christena ___, born 1 September 1808, died 24 May 1883. Buried Colony Lutheran Church Cemetery.

G. John Christian Long, moved to Winston County, MS.

H. Mary Long, married Henry Smith.

I. Elizabeth Long, born 16 August 1809, died 15 September 1855. Buried Long Cemetery #3.

 

VII. Rosanna Barbara Minick, born about 1778, died June 1857, was second wife of Andrew Rish, born 23 November 1756, died 10 July 1818, son of Johannes Andrew Rish and Elizabeth Guilder.

A. Andrew Rish, born 27 December 1807, died 1 January 1891, married Mary Magdalene (Polly) Epting, born 20 December 1816, died 29 September 1897, daughter of David Epting and Elizabeth Rinehart. Buried St. Peter's (Piney Woods) Church.

B. Mary Magdalina Rish, born 20 April 1809, died 15 July 1887. Buried St. Peter's (Piney Woods) Church.

C. Elizabeth Rish, born 11 September 1810, died 11 February 1885. Buried St. Peter's (Piney Woods) Church.

D. William Rish, born 15 February 1817, died 3 February 1877, married 4 July 1850, Martha Ann Caroline Cannon, born 1 December 1832, died 16 April 1904, buried St. Peters (Piney Woods) Church.

 

VIII. Eve Margaret Minick, born about 1790, died after 1860, married John Moritz Hartman, Jr., born about 1790, died after 1850.

A. Rosanna Hartman, born about 1830.

B. George M. Hartman, born about 1834, married Martha Shealy, born about 1833, daughter of William Sheely and Mary (Polly) Magdalena Werts.

C. Susanna C. Hartman, born about 1838.

 

 

 

 

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